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Stretch at the Shipley @ Shipley Art Gallery


14 February 2017 - 18 July 2017

Weekly between 1pm-2pm - see the Shipley Art Gallery website for exact dates

£40 for 6 weeks or £8 drop in. Booking essential.

Gentle postnatal Yoga for Mums & Babies


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Community Day @ mima: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art


16 February 2017 - 21 December 2017

Every Thursday from 10:00 am - 7:30pm

mima's weekly Community Day involves various creative and discursive activities, complemented by a free communal lunch at 1pm


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Magic Carpet @ Shipley Art Gallery


01 March 2017 - 31 December 2017

Any time throughout the day subject to availability.

Free. Please ask at reception.

Borrow a Magic Carpet to enjoy with your baby or toddler anywhere in the gallery.


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Hartbeeps @ Shipley Art Gallery


01 March 2017 - 27 December 2017

Every Wednesday throughout 2017

Drop in cost: £5.50 per session – contact Frances to check availability. Block booking cost: £4.50 per session.

A range of creative sessions for babies and children, newborn to 3 years


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Community Mindfulness @ Shipley Art Gallery


01 March 2017 - 30 May 2017

Weekly Tuesdays 2.45pm - 3.45pm

Donation to Mindful Therapies; No booking required

Drop in session of mindful meditation, activity and discussion.


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Farmer's Market @ Wynyard Hall


19 March 2017 - 17 December 2017

11am – 3pm, every third Sunday of the month

Free to attend

Discover all kinds of wonderful artisan, home-grown and handmade produce.


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Creative Mindfulness Course @ Shipley Art Gallery


25 March 2017 - 29 April 2017

Various dates (check exact dates on the Shipley Art Gallery website): 11am - 1pm

Suggested donation £5 per session

Using mindfulness, art & creativity to improve wellbeing


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Roman Birthday Parties @ Segedunum Roman Fort


01 April 2017 - 01 April 2018

Each birthday party last 2 hours

£150 (for up to 10 guests - £12 per person thereafter with a maximum of 20 people)

Segedunum is an ideal place for a truly memorable Birthday Party experience.


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Tennis Club @ Gainford Montalbo Village


04 April 2017 - 31 December 2017

Every day - just need to book

Fancy playing some tennis? Just book a course and you're ready to go!


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Yoga @ Gainford Montalbo Village


04 April 2017 - 27 December 2017

19:00 to 20:30 (Mondays) and 10:00 to 12:00 (Wednesdays)

Get involved with some yoga to stretch the muscles or get fit twice a week.


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Little Learners @ Evenwood – Randolph Community Centre


05 April 2017 - 27 December 2017

10:00 to 11:00 every Wednesday

Education through messy play


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Kickboxing @ Evenwood – Randolph Community Centre


05 April 2017 - 27 December 2017

18:30 to 19:30 every Wednesday

For all ages and abilities


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Carpet Bowls @ Hamsterley Village Hall


05 April 2017 - 27 December 2017

19:00 to 21:00 every Wednesday

Enjoy a spot of carpet bowls every week at Hamsterley Vilage Hall


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Pilates Sessions @ Barningham Village Hall


06 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

Every Thursday between 09:30 to 10:30

£6 per session

Join Jane Henderson every Thursday for this informal and relaxing Pilates session.


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Parent and Toddler Group @ Bowes & Gilmonby Parish Hall


06 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

Every Thursday between 09:15 to 11:15

Parents and toddlers are more than welcome to explore this friendly group every Thursday morning!


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Carpet Bowls @ Bowes & Gilmonby Parish Hall


06 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

Every Thursday between 13:30 to 15:30

Drop into Bowes and Gilmonby village hall every Thursday to participate in a round of carpet bowls!


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50/60 Club @ Cotherstone Village Hall


06 April 2017 - 21 December 2017

19:00 to 21:30 every first and third Thursday each month (except during January and February)

Pop along to Cotherstone Village Hall's friendly 50/60 Club every first and third Thursday of the month!


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Eat Wise Drop a Size @ Evenwood – Randolph Community Centre


06 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

17:30 to 19:00 every Thursday

Booking Essential

Want to lose weight or just make some more healthy eating choices? This is the class for you!


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Zumba @ Gainford Montalbo Village


06 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

19:30 to 21:00 every Thursday

Whether it's to get fit or just for fun, you'll love this weekly Zumba class!


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GEMs @ Heighington Village Hall


06 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

13:30 to 14:30 every Thursday

Get everyone moving!


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Easter Holidays: Spring into Cherryburn @ Cherryburn


07 April 2017 - 24 April 2017

11:00 - 15:30

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue

Let's celebrate springtime!


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Gentle Martial Arts for 50+ @ Butterknowle Village Hall


07 April 2017 - 29 December 2017

Every Friday between 10:00 to 11:00

Weekly martial arts classes for those over 50 years old


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Bridge Club @ Eggleston Village Hall


07 April 2017 - 29 December 2017

14:00 to 16:00 every Friday

Love playing bridge? Then you'll love these weekly get-togethers surrounding the game!


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Luncheon Club @ Evenwood – Randolph Community Centre


07 April 2017 - 29 December 2017

11:30 to 14:00

3 course lunch available £4.00

The Teesdale Day Clubs provide support to mostly, but not exclusively, elderly residents in Teesdale villages to combat isolation


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Baby and Toddler Group @ Gainford Montalbo Village


07 April 2017 - 29 December 2017

09:30 to 11:30 every Friday (only during term times)

During term time, don't miss out on this friendly, weekly baby and toddler group


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Easter Holiday Fun @ Seaton Delaval Hall


08 April 2017 - 23 April 2017

11:00 - 17:00

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Join us for family fun every day of the Easter holidays.


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Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt @ Wallington


08 April 2017 - 23 April 2017

11:00 - 16:00

£2.50 per trail

Visit Wallington, home of the adventurous Trevelyan family and follow our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt


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Proud to Protest @ Woodhorn Museum


08 April 2017 - 23 April 2017

11am-3.30pm

Make your own protest badge inspired by The Battle of Orgreave exhibition


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Easter Holiday Activities @ Washington Old Hall


10 April 2017 - 23 April 2017

11:00 - 15:00

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Come along to Washington Old Hall to take part in a range of free Easter activities


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Aerobics and Toning @ Eggleston Village Hall


10 April 2017 - 25 December 2017

20:00 to 21:00 every Monday

£3 per class

Want to keep fit or just tone up your body a little more? Pop along to this friendly weekly session!


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Pilates @ Gainford Montalbo Village


10 April 2017 - 11 December 2017

14:00 to 15:00 (Mondays) and 10:00 to 11:00 (Thursdays)

Try a spot of pilates once a week for keep fit or just for fun!


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Parent and Toddler Group @ Cotherstone Village Hall


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

Every Tuesday between 10:00 to 12:00 during term times

Join this friendly parent and toddler group every Tuesday during term time


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Badminton @ Cotherstone Village Hall


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

Every Tuesday between 18:30 to 22:00 during term time - various times depending on age group

Come along to Cotherstone Village Hall every Tuesday during term time to try your hand at Badminton!


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Parent and Toddler Group @ Evenwood – Randolph Community Centre


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

10:00 to 11:00 every Tuesday

Come down to Evenwood community centre for this friendly weekly toddler and parent session.


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Chair Based Excersise @ Evenwood – Randolph Community Centre


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

10:00 to 10:45 every Tuesday

A gentle session of chair based exercise for those who prefer the slower pace....


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Bridge @ Hamsterley Village Hall


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

19:00 to 22:00 every Tuesday

Love bridge? Then you'll love these weekly sessions to get together and play!


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Pilates @ Ingleton Village Hall


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

12:30 to 13:30 every Tuesday

Want to keep fit, tone up or just have a spot of fun? This weekly pilates session is for you!


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Pilates Class @ Lunedale Carlbeck Community Centre


11 April 2017 - 26 December 2017

19:00 to 20:00 every Tuesday

Want to keep fit or just keep toned? These weekly classes are for you!


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Friday Club @ Cotherstone Village Hall


17 April 2017 - 18 December 2017

14:00 to 16:00 every first and third Friday of the month - no club in January or August

Come along to Cotherstone Village every first and third Friday of the month to take part in the fun and friendly Friday Club!


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Domino Drive @ Boldron Village Hall


18 April 2017 - 19 December 2017

Third Tuesday of every month at 19:30

Join Valerie Tiplady on the third Tuesday of every month for this friendly Domino Drive session!


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Wine Circle @ Ingleton Village Hall


18 April 2017 - 19 December 2017

19:30 on the third Tuesday of every month

Budding sommelier? Then don't miss out on these monthly wine classes!


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Wedding Fair @ Life Science Centre


23 April 2017

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Drop-in event - no booking required

Life Conference and Banqueting have joined forces with The Holy Bridal to host a wonderful wedding fair


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Dragon Dash @ Gibside


23 April 2017

09:15 - 10:30

Adult £10, Child £5

Celebrate St George's Day with a dragon themed 5km run taking in Gibside's scenery.


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St George's Day Celebration @ Gibside


23 April 2017

11:00 - 15:00

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Celebrate St George's day


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Wedding Fair @ Life Science Centre


23 April 2017

11.00am – 3.00pm

Life Conference and Banqueting have joined forces with The Holy Bridal to host a wonderful wedding fair.


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St. George's Day Celebrations for All the Family @ Newcastle Castle


23 April 2017

11:00 To 16:00

Standard Entrance Fee

For the second year running, Newcastle Castle will be turning back the clock to celebrate St George’s Day – medieval style!


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Tots Plots @ Gibside


25 April 2017

11:00 - 12:00

£4.00

Let's nurture those little green fingers and get them into the garden.


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Tots Plots @ Gibside


25 April 2017

11:00 - 12:00

£4.00

Let's nurture those little green fingers and get them into the garden.


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PLAY+INVENT Tiny Sparks @ Discovery Museum


26 April 2017

10am-10.45am / 1pm - 1.45pm

£3.50 per child

Play session for under 5s to learn about science and inventions


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Prambling Buggy Fitness @ Gibside


27 April 2017

10:00 - 11:00

£35.00 for 6 sessions

Prambling is ideal for parents and toddlers who want to become more physically active, meet new people and enjoy the great outdoors


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Pod Picnics @ Auckland Castle


27 April 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

More than 70 local artists have sold and exhibited their work in No.42 with many going onto develop thriving businesses.


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Sgt. Pepper's Rave! @ Arts Centre Washington


29 April 2017

2.30pm

£4.00

Turn on, tune in and drop some haribo as we party like its 1969 at this family rave


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Spring Toy Fair & Steam Gala @ Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon


29 April 2017 - 01 May 2017

10am to 4pm

The spring toy fair is back at Locomotion!


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Proud to Protest @ Woodhorn Museum


29 April 2017 - 01 May 2017

11am-3.30pm

Make your own protest badge inspired by The Battle of Orgreave exhibition


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Teesdale Yoga Group @ Eggleston Village Hall


29 April 2017 - 30 December 2017

10:30 to 12:30 on the last Saturday of every month

Gentle exercise and relaxation with a different tutor each time.


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May Day Family Fun! @ Cherryburn


01 May 2017

11:00 - 15:30

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Head to Cherryburn for a traditional May Day.


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May Day Festival @ Seaton Delaval Hall


01 May 2017

11:00 - 17:00

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

We've got loads planned to celebrate the bank holiday.


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Tots Plots @ Gibside


02 May 2017

11:00 - 12:00

£4.00

Let's nurture those little green fingers and get them into the garden.


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Prambling Buggy Fitness @ Gibside


04 May 2017

10:00 - 11:00

£35.00 for 6 sessions

Prambling is ideal for parents and toddlers who want to become more physically active, meet new people and enjoy the great outdoors


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The Chorister School Open Morning @ Durham Cathedral


06 May 2017

10.00am - 12.00noon

Open Morning at The Chorister School for prospective girls and boys aged 3 to 13 and their parents.


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Proud to Protest @ Woodhorn Museum


06 May 2017 - 07 May 2017

11am-3.30pm

Make your own protest badge inspired by The Battle of Orgreave exhibition


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Spring into IT @ Evenwood – Randolph Community Centre


08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017

12:00 to 15:00

Add this new course to your CV – it will show that you have gained digital knowledge and are motivated to learn new skills


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Tots Plots @ Gibside


09 May 2017

11:00 - 12:00

£4.00

Let's nurture those little green fingers and get them into the garden.


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Gangsta Granny @ Sunderland Empire


10 May 2017 - 14 May 2017

Various times

£19.00 - £24.50 plus £2.85 transaction fee

It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny!


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PLAY+INVENT Tiny Sparks @ Discovery Museum


10 May 2017

10am-10.45am / 1pm - 1.45pm

£3.50 per child

Play session for under 5s to learn about science and inventions


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Prambling Buggy Fitness @ Gibside


11 May 2017

10:00 - 11:00

£35.00 for 6 sessions

Prambling is ideal for parents and toddlers who want to become more physically active, meet new people and enjoy the great outdoors


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Cocktails, Canapes & Make-up Masterclass @ Wynyard Hall


11 May 2017

5pm – 9pm

£30 per adult

Round up the girls (or guys) and head to our Spa for a fabulous evening with cocktails, canapes and expert make-up tuition!


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Proud to Protest @ Woodhorn Museum


13 May 2017 - 14 May 2017

11am-3.30pm

Make your own protest badge inspired by The Battle of Orgreave exhibition


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Kids Comedy Club @ The Stand Comedy Club


14 May 2017

12:00

£4.00

Kids, do you like watching idiots making fools of themselves?


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Tots Plots @ Gibside


16 May 2017

11:00 - 12:00

£4.00

Let's nurture those little green fingers and get them into the garden.


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W3L Wrestling Showdown @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


20 May 2017

Doors 12.30pm, Bell Time 1.00pm

Up to £13

The stars of the World Wide Wrestling League return; action packed American style wrestling matches just like you see on TV!


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Proud to Protest @ Woodhorn Museum


20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017

11am-3.30pm

Make your own protest badge inspired by The Battle of Orgreave exhibition


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Car Boot Sale @ Souter Lighthouse


21 May 2017

10:00 - 15:00

£10.00 for sellers, per vehicle

Pick up a bargain or clear your clutter.


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Tots Plots @ Gibside


23 May 2017

11:00 - 12:00

£4.00

Let's nurture those little green fingers and get them into the garden.


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Pre-school Day: 23 May 2017 @ Life Science Centre


23 May 2017

9:30 am - 3:00 pm

£7.50 per adult, accompanying children (4 and under) free

These regular events, led by Life's friendly Science Explainers, provide a delightful opportunity for young children to enjoy and explore the Science Centre.


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PLAY+INVENT Tiny Sparks @ Discovery Museum


24 May 2017

10am-10.45am / 1pm - 1.45pm

£3.50 per child

Play session for under 5s to learn about science and inventions


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May Half-Term @ Cherryburn


26 May 2017 - 05 June 2017

11:00 - 15:00

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

School's out, fun is in at Cherryburn!


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Wine Dinner @ Wynyard Hall


26 May 2017

£49 per person

Enjoy a delicious 3-course meal paired with wines specially chosen by a top team of self-proclaimed “wine geeks” from Bibendum fine wine suppliers.


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Half Term Family Fun @ Seaton Delaval Hall


27 May 2017 - 04 June 2017

11:00 - 17:00

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Join us for loads of family fun every day of the half term holidays!


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Half Term Adventures at Gibside @ Gibside


27 May 2017 - 04 June 2017

11:00 - 16:00

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Free activities every day of the school holidays.


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How to Be a Redcoat @ Berwick Barracks


27 May 2017 - 04 June 2017

Attention! It’s training time!


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Archaeology Discovery @ Chesters Roman Fort and Museum


27 May 2017 - 04 June 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Unearth some of Northumberland's hidden secrets this half term with our Victorian archaeologists.


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Games Day @ Seaton Delaval Hall


29 May 2017

11:00 - 17:00

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Join us for our annual day of outdoor fun for all the family!


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Marvellous Mondays @ Segedunum Roman Fort


29 May 2017

11am - 3pm

Kids under 16 years go free,usual adult admission charges apply

Join in with activities and crafts every Monday during school holidays.


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Ready, Steady, Action! – Family Fun Day @ The Bowes Museum


30 May 2017

11:00 - 16:00

During this fun packed day of drop-in activities you can listen to Tillytoo Tales performing her fantastic stories and try a variety of theatre inspired crafts


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Happy Birthday Belsay Hall - Half Term @ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens


30 May 2017 - 04 June 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Join us for a half term week of activities including a fun family trail celebrating the 200th anniversary of Belsay Hall


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Tots Plots @ Gibside


30 May 2017

11:00 - 12:00

£4.00

Let's nurture those little green fingers and get them into the garden.


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Fantastic Founders – John and Joséphine Bowes @ The Bowes Museum


31 May 2017

10:30 - 16:00

Learn about the founders of the Museum, John & Joséphine Bowes, in this interactive drop-in workshop


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Fun with Clay @ The Bowes Museum


01 June 2017 - 02 June 2017

10.00 –12.00 or 1.30 - 3.30

£4.50 per child

Explore and sketch in the ceramics galleries before creating your very own clay creation in this fun workshop


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The Tap Dancing Mermaid @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


01 June 2017

2.00pm

Up to £9.50

Gather round for the Moon’s magical story about a tippetty-top tap dancer who he has been watching at night.


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Imagination Thursday - Junk Modelling @ Stephenson Railway Museum


01 June 2017

11am - 3pm

£1 to join in junk modelling. Donations are welcome.

Create your own super transport model


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Open Treasure Family Fun @ Durham Cathedral


02 June 2017

11.00am - 3.00pm

Open Treasure admission applies: £7.50 adults, £2.50 children (aged 5 - 18), under 5s free.

Join Durham Cathedral for a trio of family fun activities


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Superheroes Live @ Lightwater Valley


03 June 2017 - 04 June 2017

All day

Just £15 entry for those who come dressed in FULL Superhero fancy dress

Superheroes assemble! Lightwater Valley needs your super powers!!


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Teddy Bear’s Picnic @ Wynyard Hall


03 June 2017

10.00am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm

£8 per child

If you go down to The Gardens today, you’re sure of a big surprise…


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PLAY+INVENT Tiny Sparks @ Discovery Museum


07 June 2017

10am-10.45am / 1pm - 1.45pm

£3.50 per child

Play session for under 5s to learn about science and inventions


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Heighington Fair 2017 @ Heighington Village Hall


10 June 2017 - 11 June 2017

We are back with another two days of Relaxing Fun & Frolics for the whole family


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Kids Comedy Club @ The Stand Comedy Club


11 June 2017

12:00

£4.00

Kids, do you like watching idiots making fools of themselves?


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Late at the Laing: Whipple Scrumptious Food and Drink @ Laing Art Gallery


15 June 2017

6-9pm

£15 per person. Price includes a free drink or snack and entry to the Quentin Blake: Inside Stories exhibition.

An evening of food, drink and storytelling


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The Wind In The Willows @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


15 June 2017 - 16 June 2017

7.30pm (3pm on Saturday)

Up to £12.00

Presented by Queen’s Hall Theatre Club, adapted by David Nixon, from the story by Kenneth Grahame.


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Father’s Day Ale & Gin Trail @ Wynyard Hall


18 June 2017

£12 per adult / £8 per child

Treat dad to something different this Father’s Day!


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Father’s Day Sunday Lunch @ Wynyard Hall


18 June 2017

Sittings from 12pm

£36 per adult / £18.50 per child

There’s nothing dad will love more than a delicious traditional Sunday roast!


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Pre-school Day: 20 June 2017 @ Life Science Centre


20 June 2017

9:30 am - 3:00 pm

£7.50 per adult, accompanying children (4 and under) free

These regular events, led by Life's friendly Science Explainers, provide a delightful opportunity for young children to enjoy and explore the Science Centre.


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Pre-school Day @ Life Science Centre


20 June 2017

9.30am – 3.00pm

£7.50 per adult. Accompanying children (aged 4 and under) go free.

Led by Life's friendly Science Explainers, these regular events provide a delightful opportunity for young children (under 4s) to enjoy and explore the Science Centre


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PLAY+INVENT Tiny Sparks @ Discovery Museum


21 June 2017

10am-10.45am / 1pm - 1.45pm

£3.50 per child

Play session for under 5s to learn about science and inventions


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The Railway Children @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


26 June 2017 - 01 July 2017

7.30pm / Wed 2pm, Sat 3.30pm

Tickets from £14.50

E. Nesbit's novel The Railway Children is brought thrillingly to life in a stunning new stage production


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Tiger Who Came to Tea @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


29 June 2017 - 01 July 2017

Thu & Fri 10.30am & 1.30pm, Sat 10am & 12.30pm

Tickets from £14.50

Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show


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The Ultimate Plunge @ Lightwater Valley


01 July 2017

All day

Book online to bag a bungee and a full day in the theme park for just £50

Feeling brave? The UK Bungee Club are once again offering a terrifying 160ft bungee jump


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Kerry Ellis Masterclass @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


01 July 2017

12.30pm & 2.30pm

£40

West End and Broadway star Kerry Ellis will be joining us for 2 unique Masterclass opportunities.


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Kerry Ellis – Spectator Seats @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


01 July 2017

12.30pm & 2.30pm

£15

Spectators are also welcome to come watch the classes.


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Cartas & Charters Family Fun Day @ Durham Cathedral


01 July 2017

10am - 4.30pm, The Cloister Garth

A small charge for some optional activities

A family fun day celebrating Open Treasure’s Exhibition of Magna Cartas and Forest Charters.


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PLAY+INVENT Tiny Sparks @ Discovery Museum


05 July 2017

10am-10.45am / 1pm - 1.45pm

£3.50 per child

Play session for under 5s to learn about science and inventions


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Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids (And Childish Grown-ups!) @ Arts Centre Washington


15 July 2017

2pm

£6.50

Time travelling magicians Morgan & West present a jaw dropping, heart stopping, brain busting, opinion adjusting extravaganza!


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Summer Dinky Disco @ Dance City


16 July 2017

11:30am

£10

Calling all children to come and dress up and join us in a fantastic disco to welcome the sunny (!!) days.


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Kids Comedy Club @ The Stand Comedy Club


16 July 2017

12:00

£4.00

Kids, do you like watching idiots making fools of themselves?


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Clash of Knights! @ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens


22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Experience this all-action contest at Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens in Northumberland as four teams of knights battle it out for victory armed only with clubs and shields, strength and skill


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Hands on History - Archaeology Detectives @ Chesters Roman Fort and Museum


22 July 2017 - 03 September 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Let the kids get stuck in to history with the chance to uncover clues, and handle artefacts


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Meet The Gruffalo @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


23 July 2017

At intervals between 10.00am – 4.00pm

Normal entrance fee applies

Come along to the Head of Steam Museum, to meet The Gruffalo!


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Hands on History – Medieval @ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens


24 July 2017 - 03 September 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Join us during the school holidays at Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens in Northumberland where the Hands on History crew have a range of medieval activities for you to try


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Make A Play Summer School @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


24 July 2017 - 28 July 2017

10.00am - 4.00pm daily

Up to £70 for the full week

A fun filled week at the Queen’s Hall Arts Centre for 11-16 year olds to develop their theatre skills


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Marvellous Mondays @ Segedunum Roman Fort


24 July 2017

11am - 3pm

Kids under 16 years go free,usual adult admission charges apply

Join in with activities and crafts every Monday during school holidays.


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Wild Birds - Family Fun Day @ The Bowes Museum


25 July 2017

11:00 - 16:00

Come and join this fun packed day of drop-in activities for all the family


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Amazing Animals @ The Bowes Museum


27 July 2017 - 28 July 2017

12:30 - 4:00

Explore the Museum and see lots of animal inspired artwork before recreating your favourite creature


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Family Fun Fridays @ Durham Cathedral


28 July 2017

11.00am - 3.00pm

Family craft activities linked to the Magna Carta and Forest Charters exhibition in the collections gallery.


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Terrific Tulips @ The Bowes Museum


31 July 2017 - 04 August 2017

12.30 - 4.00

To celebrate the opening of the Turkish Tulips exhibition try a variety of tulip themed crafts including printing and 3D paper sculpture


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Silk Painting – Turkish Tulips @ The Bowes Museum


03 August 2017

10.00 - 12.00 or 1.30 - 3.30

£4.50 per youth

Explore and sketch in the Turkish Tulips exhibition before learning how to create a silk painting to take home


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Felting – Turkish Tulips @ The Bowes Museum


04 August 2017

10.00 - 12.00 or 1.30 - 3.30

£4.50 per youth

Join us for this wet felting workshop and create a colourful 2D tulip to take home


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Family Fun Fridays @ Durham Cathedral


04 August 2017

11.00am - 3.00pm

Family craft activities linked to the Magna Carta and Forest Charters exhibition in the collections gallery.


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Medieval Life @ Aydon Castle


05 August 2017 - 06 August 2017

Normal entrance fee applies


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Summer School - Arts Award @ The Bowes Museum


07 August 2017 - 11 August 2017

10.30 – 12.30

£30.00 (for 5 sessions)

If you enjoy art this is the perfect Summer School for you!


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Picture Perfect @ The Bowes Museum


07 August 2017 - 11 August 2017

12.30 – 4.00

Take your time and sketch your favourite painting in the galleries before recreating it in this fun drop-in workshop


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Marvellous Mondays @ Segedunum Roman Fort


07 August 2017

11am - 3pm

Kids under 16 years go free,usual adult admission charges apply

Join in with activities and crafts every Monday during school holidays.


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Family Fun Fridays @ Durham Cathedral


11 August 2017

11.00am - 3.00pm

Family craft activities linked to the Magna Carta and Forest Charters exhibition in the collections gallery.


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Andy's Prehistoric Raps @ Lightwater Valley


12 August 2017 - 13 August 2017

Standard park admission applies

Move over Dr Dre, there is a new rapper in the house.


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Simple and Sparkly @ The Bowes Museum


14 August 2017 - 15 August 2017

10.30 - 4.00

Explore the Museum with a themed trail before designing and making a simple piece of sparkly jewellery for you or a loved one in this fun drop-in workshop


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Marvellous Mondays @ Segedunum Roman Fort


14 August 2017

11am - 3pm

Kids under 16 years go free,usual adult admission charges apply

Join in with activities and crafts every Monday during school holidays.


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Teddy Bears’ Picnic @ The Bowes Museum


16 August 2017

10.00 - 11.30 or 1.00 - 2.30

£2.50 per child

Bring along your favourite bear and take part in our teddy bears’ picnic!


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Tick Tock! @ The Bowes Museum


17 August 2017

10.30 - 12.00 or 1.30 - 3.00

£4.50 per child

Explore the Museum and see how many clocks you can see before decorating your very own working clock to take home!


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Design a Robot @ The Bowes Museum


18 August 2017

10.30 - 4.00

Robots are the theme for this day of drop in fun.


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Family Fun: Bat Walk @ Durham Cathedral


18 August 2017

7.00pm - 10.00pm

£3 per person - booking is essential.

Take a gentle stroll along the riverbanks to find out more about the bats of Durham


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Family Fun Fridays @ Durham Cathedral


18 August 2017

11.00am - 3.00pm

Family craft activities linked to the Magna Carta and Forest Charters exhibition in the collections gallery.


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Marvellous Mondays @ Segedunum Roman Fort


21 August 2017

11am - 3pm

Kids under 16 years go free,usual adult admission charges apply

Join in with activities and crafts every Monday during school holidays.


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Roll Up, Roll Up – Family Fun Day @ The Bowes Museum


22 August 2017

11.00 – 4.00

Come and join The Bowes Museum in this fun packed day of drop-in activities on a circus theme


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Picnic in the Park @ The Bowes Museum


23 August 2017

10.30 - 4.00

Bring a picnic and spend the day in the grounds of The Bowes Museum


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Printing Fun @ The Bowes Museum


24 August 2017 - 25 August 2017

10.30 - 4.00

Try printing in this fun drop-in workshop suitable for all ages


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Knights Tournament @ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens


26 August 2017 - 29 August 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

This August Bank Holiday at Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens in Northumberland you will feel the heat of this fiery contest as rival knights show their prowess at archery and swordsmanship


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Mister Maker Live @ Lightwater Valley


26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017

Standard park admission applies

Mister Maker takes to the stage to entertain you with some arty fun!


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Marvellous Mondays @ Segedunum Roman Fort


28 August 2017

11am - 3pm

Kids under 16 years go free,usual adult admission charges apply

Join in with activities and crafts every Monday during school holidays.


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Stone Age to Iron Age @ The Bowes Museum


29 August 2017

10.00 - 12.00 or 1.30 - 3.30

£4.50 per child

See a variety of Stone, Bronze and Iron Age artefacts in the galleries before making a clay pot in the style of a Bronze Age beaker


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Terrific Tudors @ The Bowes Museum


31 August 2017

10.30 - 4.00

Meet a Tudor maid and learn about a Tudor feast before making a herb filled bag called a tussy-mussy and creating a Tudor inspired headdress to wear!


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Victorians @ The Bowes Museum


01 September 2017

10.30 - 4.00

Try a variety of Victorian themed crafts including writing with a dippy pen and learn how to make a proddy mat


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Family Fun Fridays @ Durham Cathedral


01 September 2017

11.00am - 3.00pm

Family craft activities linked to the Magna Carta and Forest Charters exhibition in the collections gallery.


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Fun Day @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


24 September 2017

10.00am - 4.00pm

Come along to Head of Steam to celebrate the birthday of the S&DR


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An Evening With Anton Edelman and Gerard Basset @ Durham Cathedral


20 October 2017

7.00pm

Following a sell-out fine dining experience in October 2016, legendary chef Anton Edelmann and Master Sommelier Gerard Basset will return to the Undercroft Restaurant


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Autumn Fayre @ West Auckland Memorial Community Centre


21 October 2017

13:30 to 15:30

Admission 20p

There is always a display put on by the girls who attend the Hip Hop & Street Dancing on a Tuesday


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Halloween Half Term @ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens


21 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Join us for frightening fun this October half term at Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens


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How to be a Roman Soldier @ Chesters Roman Fort and Museum


21 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Have you got what it takes to be a Roman soldier?


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Halloween Half Term @ Warkworth Castle and Hermitage


21 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Discover the castle’s gruesome history, gather round for spooky storytelling and take part in a creepy trail this October half term.


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Autumn Fayre @ West Auckland Memorial Community Centre


21 October 2017

13:30 to 15:30

Admission 20p

Cake Stall, Raffle, Tombola, Bric a Brac, Toys, Jewellery, Books, CD's, DVD's, & Craft Stalls


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Halloween Little BOO! @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


22 October 2017

11.00am - 3.30pm

Normal entrance fee.

Come along to our specially decorated museum in your favourite Halloween Costume


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Silver Spiders @ The Bowes Museum


23 October 2017

10.30 - 4.00

Inspired by our Silver and Metals gallery, children can try a variety of fun crafts on a spider theme


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Marvellous Mondays @ Segedunum Roman Fort


23 October 2017

11am - 3pm

Kids under 16 years go free,usual adult admission charges apply

Join in with activities and crafts every Monday during school holidays.


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Spooky Folk Tales – Family Fun Day @ The Bowes Museum


24 October 2017

11.00 - 4.00

Popular storyteller Adam Bushnell is back, telling his spooky tales which are being published in his new book Durham Folk Tales


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Halloween Crafts @ The Bowes Museum


25 October 2017 - 26 October 2017

10.30 - 12.00 or 1.30 - 3.00

£4.00 per child

Be brave and take part in fun Halloween themed craft activities


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Frightwater Valley @ Lightwater Valley


26 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

Join us for our annual Halloween spooktacular as all manner of ghastly ghosts and gruesome ghouls lurk within the shadows of the theme park


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Planting Tulips @ The Bowes Museum


27 October 2017

10.30 - 4.00

Be inspired by the Turkish Tulips exhibition and plant a tulip in the Museum grounds before creating a watercolour painting to take home


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Shark in the Park @ The Maltings, Berwick


02 November 2017

4.15pm

All tickets £8

Come Shark hunting at The Maltings...


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Fabulous Fireworks @ Lightwater Valley


04 November 2017

Standard park admission applies

Join us for a fabulous firework spectacular, choreographed to music and set over our picturesque Swan Lake


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Mister Maker & the Shapes Live! @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


05 November 2017

1.30pm & 4.00pm

£14.50 (£11 concession)

Join CBeebies’ Mister Maker in his hit live theatre tour!


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Festive Gift Fair @ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens


11 November 2017 - 12 November 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

Beat the Christmas rush a far more leisurely and pleasurable Christmas shopping experience at Belsay Hall


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Peter Pan @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


28 November 2017 - 21 January 2018

Tickets from £13. Prices subject to change; book early save more

Hook your seats early for the North East’s biggest and most spectacular pantomime and join the record-breaking trio of Clive, Danny & Chris for an unmissable adventure to Neverland


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Cinderella @ The Phoenix Theatre, Blyth


02 December 2017 - 10 December 2017

£13.50 & £12.50

Join the Prince as he sets out to find the stunning mysterious girl who bewitched him!


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Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


08 December 2017 - 31 December 2017

Various

14 - £22, Groups 10+ get 1 free (except Christmas Eve). Boxes £132, Youth & School group offers available

Mirror, Mirror on the wall… What’s the greatest panto of them all?


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Santa at the Station @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


09 December 2017 - 10 December 2017

10.00am - 4.00pm

Entrance fee applies and booking is essential, contact museum

Meet Santa in our magical grotto and receive a Christmas present


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Jack & The Beanstalk @ Sunderland Empire


15 December 2017 - 07 January 2018

Various times

£11.90 - £30.90 plus £2.85 transaction fee

From the producers behind Sleeping Beauty comes a pantomime that’s guaranteed to scale great heights and offer you a gigantic helping of magic


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Enchanted Christmas Garden @ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens


15 December 2017 - 23 December 2017

Normal entrance fee applies

A magical experience awaits at Belsay Hall this Christmas when our gardens are transformed into a winter wonderland


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Santa at the Station @ Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum


16 December 2017 - 17 December 2017

10.00am - 4.00pm

Entrance fee applies and booking is essential, contact museum

Meet Santa in our magical grotto and receive a Christmas present


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Christmas Market @ The Bowes Museum


16 December 2017 - 17 December 2017

10.00 - 4.00

cost TBC

The annual Christmas Market will take place this weekend...


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Peter Pan Relaxed Performance @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


16 January 2018

12noon

Tickets are priced at £9

Relaxed Performances’ are specifically designed to welcome people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, learning disability or sensory and communication disorders into theatres


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